A lecture by Sarah Lombardi at swissnex - San Francisco
The lecture will address the concept of Art Brut and its significance as
Jean Dubuffet conceived and developed it - leading to the opening of
the Collection de l'Art Brut in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1976. It will
then present three authors of Art Brut for whom the dimension of touch
is essential tothe creative process: Judith Scott, Emile Ratier, and
Shinichi Sawada. The evening will also include the screening of a
documentary film by Philippe Lespinasse (2006) - co-produced by the
Collection de l'Art Brut (Lausanne) and Locomotive Films (Bordeaux) -
featuring Judith Scott.
A platform for the exchange of knowledge and ideas in
science, education, art, and innovation, swissnex San Francisco is an initiative of Switzerland’s State
Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), managed in
cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs as an annex of the Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco.